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Joshua the Stylite of Zuqnīn, Pseudo-Dionysius of Tell-Maḥrē
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Joshua the Stylite of Zuqnīn

Date of Birth: Probably early 8th c.

Place of Birth: Probably in the Jazīra region

Date of Death: Probably shortly after 775

Place of Death: Unknown, probably the monastery of Zuqnīn near Amida

Biography

The name Joshua the Stylite as the author of the Chronicle of Zuqnīn occurs in a colophon inserted by a 9th- century Syrian monk in the unique manuscript after the latter restored it, probably in the monaste…

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Harrak, Amir, “Joshua the Stylite of Zuqnīn, Pseudo-Dionysius of Tell-Maḥrē”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23533>
First published online: 2010



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